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Category: Human Rights
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Dalai Lama calls for international probe into China's Tibet crackdown; exiles say 80 killed 16.3.2008 Star Tribune: Latest
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Tibet protests spread to other provinces 16.3.2008 Houston Chronicle: Top Headlines
The demonstrations come after protests in the Tibetan capital Lhasa escalated into violence Friday, with Buddhist monks and others torching police cars and shops in the fiercest challenge to Beijing's rule over the region in nearly two decades.

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Tibetan riots spread outside region 16.3.2008 International Herald Tribune: Front Page
Rioting erupted Sunday in a Chinese province that neighbors Tibet, two days after violent street protests in the Tibetan capital, Lhasa, which the contested region's government-in-exile said had killed 80 people.
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Dalai Lama Calls for Tibet Probe 16.3.2008 Washington Post: World
BEIJING -- The Dalai Lama called Sunday for an international investigation into China's crackdown against protesters in Tibet, which he said is facing a "cultural genocide" and where his exiled government said 80 people were killed in the violence.
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Chinese troops enforce curfew in Lhasa 16.3.2008 New Indian Express
Chinese troops enforce curfew in Lhasa
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Dalai Lama calls for international probe into China's Tibet crackdown; exiles say 80 killed 16.3.2008 Star Tribune: World
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Dalai Lama Seeks Probe on Crackdown 16.3.2008 NYT: Home Page
The Dalai Lama called Sunday for an international investigation into China’s crackdown against protesters in Tibet, which he said is facing a “cultural genocide.”
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Chinese security forces swarm Tibet 16.3.2008 Boston Globe: Latest
Soldiers on foot and in armored carriers swarmed Tibet's capital Saturday, enforcing a strict curfew a day after protesters burned shops and cars to vent their anger against Chinese rule. In another western city, police clashed with hundreds of Buddhist monks leading a sympathy demonstration.
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30 killed in crackdown, says Tibet exile group 16.3.2008 The Indian Express -- Front Page
China ordered tourists out of Tibet's capital on Saturday while troops on foot and in armored vehicles patrolled the streets and confined government workers...
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Calls for Olympics Boycott Follow Tibet Crackdown 16.3.2008 NPR: All Things Considered
China's crackdown on protesters in Tibet has left at least 10 people dead, but the International Olympic Committee is asking countries not to boycott the Beijing Olympics, saying a boycott would only hurt athletes. A former ambassador to China and advocate for Human Rights Watch talk about persuading China to change its ways in the run up to the Games.
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'Free Tibet' may crash Olympic party 16.3.2008 TOI: India
China is feeling the heat of the "Free Tibet" campaign just five months before the biggest show on earth- the 2008 Olympics.
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Dalai Lama hardens stand on Tibet 16.3.2008 TOI: India
With the war of words between Dharamsala and Beijing turning hot as Lhasa burns, experts believe that the Dalai Lama is now realizing the futility of peace talks with the Chinese.
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Obama condemns Tibet crackdown 15.3.2008 IndiaInfo.com
US Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama condemned the Chinese crackdown on protesters in Tibet and called on Beijing to account for the status of Buddhist monks detained.
Exile Group Says 30 Killed in Tibet 15.3.2008 SFGate: Top Stories
China ordered tourists out of Tibet's capital Saturday while troops on foot and in armored vehicles patrolled the streets and confined government workers to their offices, a day after riots that a Tibetan exile group said left at least 30 protesters dead.... ...
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Tibetan exile group says at least 30 killed in Chinese crackdown on riots 15.3.2008 Star Tribune: Latest
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Dozens killed in Tibetan protests 15.3.2008 The Guardian -- Front Page
Police have fired teargas at Buddhist monks and others staging a second day of protests in Lhasa
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Taiwan blasts China over Tibet crackdown 15.3.2008 IndiaInfo.com
Taiwan today condemned China for its crackdown on the Tibet riots, in which at least 10 people died, months before Beijing hosts the Olympic Games.
Dozens killed in Tibetan protests 15.3.2008 The Guardian -- World Latest
Witnesses report killings and attacks on Chinese in fiercest protests for 20 years
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Report: 100 dead in Tibet violence 15.3.2008 CNN: Top Stories
Violent protests in the Tibetan capital Lhasa against Chinese rule have left at least 100 people dead, according to unconfirmed reports from exiles in India, while official media put the death toll in two days of unrest at 10.
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UNHCR raises concern over tension in Lhasa 15.3.2008 IndiaInfo.com
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights has urged Beijing to allow demonstrators to exercise their right to freedom of expression and refrain from any "excessive use of force" while maintaining order.
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